Public Notes

Recent Activity

  • Jon shared from A Year with C. S. Lewis by C. S. Lewis
    The real test of being in the presence of God is, that you either forget about yourself altogether or see yourself as a small, dirty object. It is better to forget about yourself altogether.
    Note: Good reminder on a Sunday worship day.
  • Jon shared from The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence by Gary A. Haugen, Victor Boutros
    historians tell us that about 11 million slaves were extracted from Africa during four hundred years of the trans-Atlantic slave trade66—which is as little as half of the number of people held in slavery in our world this year
    Note: Unfathomable
  • Jon shared from Love Into Light: The Gospel, the Homosexual and the Church by Peter Hubbard
    Jesus is both unflinchingly courageous and sincerely compassionate. Jesus loves people without seeking to obsequiously please them. And Jesus says hard things without being unrighteously angry.
  • Jon shared from The Cloud Seeders by James Zerndt
    If it’s true that absence makes the heart grow fonder, my heart is now fondue.
  • Jon shared from The Measure of Our Success, An Impassioned Plea to Pastors by Shawn Lovejoy
    Jesus never said we would be different because we wouldn’t have conflict in the church. He said we would be different by the way we resolved it.
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Jon Ritner